KC News

Marc LaVoie
February 05, 2018 - 5:30 am
Kansas City Public Schools are taking Monday off because of snowy and icy conditions. KMBZ will add further school closings if and when they come in. Due to inclement weather and icy road conditions, all Kansas City Public Schools will be closed Monday, Feb 5. 2018, and all before and after school...
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February 03, 2018 - 8:39 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A judge has refused to issue a temporary restraining order that would have prohibited Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and his staff from using a texting app that erases messages after they are read. The Kansas City Star reports that Cole County Judge Jon Beetem...
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City of Overland Park
February 02, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Kansas City, MO - Clothing retailer Nordstrom announced today it will close its Oak Park Mall store in Overland Park, Kansas, and move to a new store at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. The new 116,000-square-foot store is expected to open in 2021, with a location not yet released...
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E.J. Becker
February 02, 2018 - 7:24 am
"The thing I'm most famous for in my family is I make this creamy white chicken chili," says Erin Smith, senior at Shawnee Mission West High School. She's also a biotech inventor with a remarkable innovation that is changing lives. "I created FacePrint, which is an early and accurate diagostic tool...
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Bill Grady
February 02, 2018 - 6:17 am
A Kansas City council member said everyone needs a second chance and his colleagues agreed. The council passed a "ban the box" ordinance Thursday. It takes effect in June. The concept is simple. A job applicant or someone filling out a lease application would not have to check a box asking about...
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Kara Marxer
February 02, 2018 - 5:42 am
Kansas City, MO & KS - Construction begins this weekend on the Lewis & Clark Viaduct, the portion of I-70 that connects downtown Kansas City, Missouri to downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The stretch of interstate will be closed for up to two years. The Lewis and Clark Viaduct is in danger of...
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Jim Cunningham
February 02, 2018 - 4:22 am
A new piece of legislation in Jefferson City could change they way children are buckled up. Under Missouri’s current child restraint law, children over one year old and at least 20 pounds are allowed to ride in a forward-facing child safety seat. A bill, introduced by Representative Brandon...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:50 pm
Kansas City, MO - The airport committee of the Kansas City council has approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Edgemoor on the plan to build a single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport. With the committee approval, the proposed MOU will go to the full KCMO city council next...
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February 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Kassius Robertson scored 22 points to help Missouri snap a three-game losing streak with a 69-60 victory over Alabama on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter overcame foul trouble to score 13 points for the Tigers (14-8, 4-5 Southeastern Conference). Fresh from a win over No. 12...
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Bill Grady
February 01, 2018 - 7:53 am
A recent report rates Missouri poorly for its traffic safety laws. According to a recent study by Advocates for Auto and Highway Safety the Show Me State is the fourth-worst in the country for safety laws. The organization recommends that states enact 16 laws to reduce traffic injuries and...
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